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IOTA news from the DARC

SARC - Thu, 14/06/2018 - 09:45
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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Ham's 'novel' pastime a DX turn-off!

SARC - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 09:45
East Yorkshire radio ham Steve Anderson G0EAT has discovered the best antidote for poor mental health - burning the midnight oil to write a 120,000-word thriller instead of indulging his other passion of trying to work DX on Top Band!
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Radio ham's drone talk in press

SARC - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 09:45
Radio amateur Stephen Prior M6ESY of Southampton University talked about Drones at the Cheltenham Science Festival, He described new and creative ways of using and designing drones, and the huge potential for these uncrewed aerial vehicles. although the press reports seemed to focus solely on potential terrorist uses
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Online petition about radio interference

SARC - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 09:45
RAC report Radio Amateurs in Quebec have told them of a petition involving a radio station that is 'generating interference on purpose'
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Pune radio hams get press coverage

SARC - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 09:45
The Pune Mirror newspaper reports on a meeting of radio amateurs in the city last weekend
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Sable Island DXpedition - behind the scenes

SARC - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 09:45
The 2016 CY9C DXpedition team has been quietly working behind the scenes with Parks Canada attempting to gain permission to mount a significant DXpedition to Sable Island CY0. This effort began more than a year ago
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Maritime Mobile with UK Intermediate Licence

SARC - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 09:45
Have been on a number of Cruise ships, mostly with RCCL. Having a UK Intermediate Licence cannot work outside of UK, but even with a full licence the majority of cruise ships won't allow RF
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Could a new Entry Level Licence boost VHF/UHF activity?

SARC - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
Activity on the 144 MHz and higher bands is at its lowest for decades at a time when commercial interests are prepared to pay £1 million per MHz annually for spectrum
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ICQ Podcast - 2 HF Rigs, some SDR and WRTC

SARC - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature covers interviews from Ham Radio 2018 with Kenwood, Yaesu, ELAD and the World Radio Team Championship
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Ham College 41

SARC - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
Ham College episode 41 is now available for download. General Amateur Radio Exam questions part 12. Digital Modes part 4, HF Antennas part 2
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AMSAT Joe talks CubeSats

SARC - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
Video by Randy Hall K7AGE of AMSAT-NA President Joe Spier K6WAO talking about CubeSats on the beach at the SEA-PAC hamfest
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June GEO Newsletter available for download

SARC - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
The June PDF of the weather satellite publication GEO Newsletter produced by the Group for Earth Observation is now available for free download
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IARUMS: Iran radars on ham radio 28 MHz band

SARC - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
The IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports Iranian radars have been very active in the Amateur Radio primary 28 MHz (10m) band every day
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RAC 25th Anniversary Challenge Coin program

SARC - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
To commemorate our 25th Anniversary, Radio Amateurs of Canada launched the special RAC 25th Anniversary Challenge Coin program in May. Under the program, individuals who pledge donations to RAC of $100 or more receive a special serialized coin commemorating RAC’s 25th anniversary
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Sprite storm over Europe produces 'decapitated jellyfish'

SARC - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
This weekend, a powerful thunderstorm over central Europe produced a furious outburst of sprites unlike anything local observers had seen before
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

SARC - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 3rd/June, through Sunday, 10th/June there were 203 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

SARC - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Consultation on amateur radio qualifications

SARC - Mon, 11/06/2018 - 10:15
The Australian regulator ACMA is holding a public consultation on new approaches to amateur radio qualification arrangements
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QSO Today - John Stanley, K4ERO

SARC - Mon, 11/06/2018 - 10:15
My QSO Today is with John Stanley, K4ERO, a frequent contributor of articles about antenna design and performance to QST, QEX, the ARRL Antenna Book, and the ARRL Handbook
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Try Thailand's ham radio exams online

SARC - Mon, 11/06/2018 - 10:15
Thailand's communications regulator NBTC has made the sample amateur radio exams available online for you to try
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